UNCG Softball BIO
Print
35 Rachael McClaskey

2017 (Junior)
Named Second Team All-Southern Conference ... started all 53 games at shortstop ... ranked seventh in the SoCon in RBIs (34) and walks (23) as well as 10th in runs scored (31) ... posted a .253 with eight doubles, a triple and eight home runs ... tallied 125 assists and 77 putouts ... went 3-for-4 with a triple, an RBI and a run against Rider (Feb. 18) ... had a 2-for-4 day with a double and an RBI versus Longwood (Feb. 25) ... went 2-for-4 with a homer, a double, three RBIs and a pair of runs scored at Appalachian State (Mar. 22) ... registered a 2-for-2 performance with a home run, two RBIs, two runs scored and a walk against Western Carolina (Mar. 26) ... went 2-for-2 with a long ball, two runs, an RBI and a walk versus Samford (Apr. 14) ... had a perfect 4-for-4 day with four RBIs and two runs scored at Chattanooga (Apr. 29).

2016 (Sophomore)
Appeared in 56 games starting in all of them … batted .299 (46-for-154) … tallied 10 extra base hits with seven doubles, one triple and two home runs with 14 RBI … scored 35 runs and had five sacrifice hits … stole seven bases on eight attempts … recorded 74 putouts with 128 assists with 13 errors for a .940 fielding percentage … recorded 13 multi-hit games with two multi-RBI games … reached base in eight straight games and strung together a seven game hit streak … recorded her first career triple against North Carolina A&T (Apr. 6) … twice hit two doubles in a game against Mercer (Apr. 10) and Iona (Feb. 27) … hit her first career home run against Iona (Feb. 26) … stole a career high two bases against Iona (Feb. 27) … recorded a career-high five putouts against Appalachian State (Mar. 9).

2015 (Freshman)
Played in 28 games, starting 18 at shortstop ... hit .214 with six hits, 10 runs scored, one double, one RBI  and had one stolen base ... had 26 putouts and 40 assists at shortstop ... had her first collegiate hit against George Washington (Feb. 14) ... went 2-for-4 with a RBI double against North Carolina A&T (March 3) ... had two hits at UC Riverside (March 8) ... four runs scored as a pinch-runner ... had a season-high four assists at shortstop against Howard (March 6) ... made the SoCon honor roll.

High school
a three-time first team All-Conference selection as a shortstop at Overbrook high school in Pine Hill, N.J. … was awarded the 2012 outstanding offensive player and won the 2013 coaches award … became the first junior in school history to reach 100 hits and was the second female in school history to receive 12 varsity letters (Softball-4, Soccer-4, Basketball-4) … Also played for the Newtown Rock club team under coach Joe Amendolara … broke the school record for most career hits with 134 … had 40 steals, 10 home runs and a .450 average during her senior season.

Personal
Rachael Marie McClaskey … born Februrary 19, 1996 in Voorhees, N.J. … daughter of Ernest and Michelle McClaskey … has a brother Marc … plans to major in Kinesiology.

Position: Shortstop
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pine Hill, N.J.
High School: Overbrook
Rachael Photos: